Posted May. 24, 2015, 6:00 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department is currently presenting “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” through May 31 at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Posted May. 22, 2015, 10:02 am
The Santa Monica Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Guido Lamell, celebrates Memorial Day weekend with a concert this Saturday, May 23, at 7:30 pm in Barnum Hall, on the campus of Santa Monica High School.
Posted May. 20, 2015, 1:09 pm
The line-up for the 31st annual Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier has been announced.
Posted May. 19, 2015, 9:17 am
Money. Sex. Bad behavior. It’s just another day at the stock exchange. When global financials go radioactive, predators stand poised for a fight to the finish. Partnerships prove to be perilous and laws are meaningless in the jungle of scheming money managers.
Posted May. 17, 2015, 9:30 am
Santa Monica College’s Global Motion World Dance Company presents an exciting program of choreography showcasing dance styles from around the world.
Posted May. 16, 2015, 10:59 am
White Sun will host a free concert and record release party tonight, May 16, to celebrate its debut album.
Posted May. 14, 2015, 10:00 am
Santa Monica College’s Global Motion World Dance Company is proud to present an exciting program of choreography showcasing dance styles from around the world.
Posted May. 12, 2015, 9:20 am
Tongva Park continues its second season of cultural and eclectic programming this month with an enchanting Tongva After Dark evening of Gypsy and Eastern European musicians and singers, followed by a Family Saturday presenting a hula hoop fitness concert for all ages.
Posted May. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
By turns exuberant and headline grabbing violent, the long world-famous local movie star featured in Jim Akin’s new film, “The Ocean of Helena Lee”, is our own Santa Monica oceanfront. Yet watching it in “Helena Lee” is the equivalent of holding a conch shell to your ear and being privy to a singular, captivating experience, even to this writer, who has for decades ridden the bike path and even lived alongside it.
Posted May. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
An eclectic musical lineup, healthy culinary demonstrations, heart-pounding fitness activities, crafts, games, and food trucks – that’s just some of the highlights for the Santa Monica Festival this Saturday.
Posted May. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
The New West Symphony will present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Great Mass in C Minor, K. 427” for the final Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th anniversary season this weekend.
Posted May. 5, 2015, 9:37 am
For its fourth and final concert of the season this Sunday, Orchestra Santa Monica takes “A Forward Look Back”.
Posted Apr. 24, 2015, 9:10 am
Want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo is style and support a good cause at the same time? Look no further than Upper West Restaurant at 3321 Pico Blvd. where the community is invited to celebrate with HARK (Healing Arts Reaching Kids).
Posted Apr. 23, 2015, 9:31 am
Santa Monica College’s Emeritus College is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with events ranging from an open house and art exhibition and reception, to a silent benefit and a special tribute to Retired Emeritus College Associate Dean Maggie Hall.
Posted Apr. 21, 2015, 11:15 am
Many in Santa Monica do not know that Santa Monica Fire Chief Scott Ferguson has a secret talent: he is an outstanding artist.
Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:51 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation (SMMEF) will host its second annual Pier Party, a fundraising event to benefit all students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD). Pier Party will take place on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 7:52 am
Tongva Park presents an exciting second season of cultural programming beginning with a Bollywood-style community dance class this Wednesday, April 22.
Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:54 am
A special free outdoor screening of Rob Stewart’s award-winning eco-documentary "Revolution" will be held at Santa Monica Pier this Saturday, April 18, from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Posted Apr. 14, 2015, 9:32 am
For its third concert of the season this Sunday -- “Border Crossings” -- Orchestra Santa Monica reaches across borders and around the world bringing exciting and colorful orchestral pieces to Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 10, 2015, 3:30 pm
Otis College of Art and Design will host its fourth Annual Kite Festival adjacent to the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, April 11, 2015, from 10 am to 4 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Posted Apr. 3, 2015, 9:01 am
Santa Monica native and author Robert S. Wells delves into the story behind the economic relationship between the U.S. and China in his new book, “Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Chinese Emigrant Disaster.”
Posted Mar. 30, 2015, 9:31 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present “Circle Mirror Transformation” Apr. 3-12 at the Theatre Arts Studio Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 11:06 am
New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in three performances of the fifth Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary season, including a performance in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:30 am
Laura Linney is no stranger to the stage and has racked up multiple impressive Broadway credits including “Time Stands Still,” “Sight Unseen,” “The Crucible,” “Six Degrees of Separation,” “Uncle Vanya,” “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” and “The Seagull.” Equally at home on the big screen, she had key roles in “You Can Count on Me,” “Kinsey,” “The Savages,” “Hyde Park on Hudson,” “The Squid and the Whale,” “Love Actually,” and “The Truman Show,” just to name but a few.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:18 am
It is Fleetwood Mac’s 40th anniversary together as a band. How fitting it is that they are touring throughout North America and Europe for this occasion. Christine McVie is back with the band.